Understanding Murder / Homicide Charges in Ohio
Under Ohio’s revised statutes §2903.03, murder is defined as the knowing and willful causing of another person’s death. The law also covers the termination of another person’s pregnancy. What are the penalties if you are convicted of homicide? According to §2929.02, if you are convicted of or plead guilty to murder, you face a prison sentence that ranges from 15 years to life. If the charges escalate to aggravated murder, you could be facing the death penalty.
How can our murder defense lawyers help you? Even if an acquittal is improbable, you can trust that we will do everything that we can to help get the charges and penalties reduced. With decades of experience, including experience as prosecutors, we offer the insightful, gritty defense you need in Dayton in order to avoid the serious consequences of a murder conviction.
Contact our Dayton criminal defense attorneys today so we can launch into action mounting the strongest defense possible.